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  1. 1. Hong Kong By Allison 7,128,000 people
  2. 2. Government <ul><li>Limited democracy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You may only vote for things that are acceptable within the limits of a constitution. Anything the majority wants goes, even if it includes racism and war. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Major Religions <ul><li>Buddhism 28.9% </li></ul><ul><li>Christianity 10% </li></ul><ul><li>Ethic religions 38% </li></ul><ul><li>Hinduism 0.3% </li></ul><ul><li>Islam 1.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Non-religious 18.2% </li></ul><ul><li>Others 2.9% </li></ul>
  4. 4. Family Life <ul><li>All </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be loyal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be respectful </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Children and Teens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work hard and get good grades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to a good school </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adults </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take care of the family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get a good job and raise the family </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Elders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take care of children and grandchildren as much as possible as well as yourself. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You have more time to go on vacation or do something fun </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Food <ul><li>Came from Guangzhou food </li></ul><ul><li>Typical </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Steamed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boiled </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stir-fried </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Main ingredients </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seafood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chicken </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vegetables </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Common foods </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dim sum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beijing duck </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More modern Cantonese dishes </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Traditions <ul><li>Weddings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The bridegroom picks up the bride after speaking to the parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The couple drinks tea with the parents and receives a red packet containing money </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They eat fish except for the head, tail, and skeleton as a symbol of a start of a good marriage. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Birthdays </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Very similar to modern birthdays (party, cake, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Education <ul><li>Similar to education in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>There’s lots of competition between the students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They want to be at the top of the list of students in order to get into a good university/college. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Split times with a.m. and p.m. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a.m. students have school in the mornings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>p.m. students have school in the afternoons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Schools are very strict with… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dress code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Behaviors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What you are allowed to bring to school and what you aren’t </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some schools check what you have in your bags before you enter the school. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Entertainment and Recreation <ul><li>Shopping malls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shop (clothes, make up, shoes, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Play games </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Watch movies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go bowling </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parks (basic things (slides, ladders, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Theme Parks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fast food restaurants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes aquariums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Invisible Features <ul><li>Importance of time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Important </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If you show up late then it will seem like you have bad time management or that you don’t care very much about it </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If you don’t show up at all it will seem like you don’t really care about it </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If you show up really late then whatever you were supposed to attend would’ve started first </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes they call your mobile and see where you are </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It’s better to be early than late </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Values </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Money </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Communication Do’s and Don’ts <ul><li>Do </li></ul><ul><li>Be polite </li></ul><ul><li>Stay as calm as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Respect others </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t </li></ul><ul><li>Be rude </li></ul><ul><li>Scream for no reason </li></ul><ul><li>Stare or be disrespectful </li></ul>
  11. 11. Advice <ul><li>Keep in mind that Hong Kong is more related to the UK than to America </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the do’s and don’ts </li></ul>

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